Media Center

Welcome, Media!

Welcome to the Lake Compounce Media Center! The Lake Compounce Public Relations Team welcomes both inquiries and visits from credentialed members of the news media for the production of high quality news features and programs.

The 2021 Season will bring plenty of unique story ideas to America’s Oldest Amusement Park! Returning for the end of the 2021 season, Holiday Lights will be kicking off on Friday, November 26.

Media Admission Policy

Lake Compounce welcomes visits by the media to cover the interesting happenings at America’s Oldest Amusement Park. Park policy requires that working media be escorted by a member of the Public Relations Department, unless expressly cleared in advance by the Public Relations Manager.
Media are also welcome to visit to familiarize themselves with the park and its many story opportunities through a park visit. Media park visits are only available for active, working news media. Administrative, sales and/or retired personnel are not eligible for media admission passes. Media park visits can be requested via email at
Are you an influencer interested in a sponsored visit to the park? Lake Compounce frequently hosts influencers to enjoy a day of family friendly fun.

Latest News

Get the scoop on the latest news and events happening this summer at Lake Compounce!

Holiday Lights Returns to Lake Compounce

November 4, 2021

Lake Compounce Kicks Off New Happy Hauntings Event

September 27, 2021

Christmas in July at Lake Compounce

July 14, 2021

Lake Compounce Celebrates 175th Birthday With a Massive Transformation

April 16, 2021

Park Descriptions

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Lake Compounce, a timeless New England tradition is America’s Oldest Amusement Park, celebrating 175 years.

Lake Compounce, located in Bristol, Conn. is a timeless New England tradition. Featuring over 45 rides and attractions across the park’s amusement and Water Park, Crocodile Cove, Lake Compounce is America’s Oldest Amusement Park celebrating over 175 years.

Lake Compounce, located in Bristol, Conn. is a timeless New England tradition, and premier family amusement and water park. Featuring over 45 rides and attractions, the park is home to Connecticut’s Largest Water Park and the new Venus Vortex Water Slide. The amusement and water park host a variety of attractions that are perfect for all ages. Lake Compounce the oldest amusement park in North America, is celebrating over 175 years of timeless fun. Lake Compounce Campground, located next to park and is the perfect family friendly destination for an adventurous getaway.